Askari Bank was incorporated in Pakistan on October 9,1991, as a public limited
company. It commenced operations on April 1, 1992, and is principally engaged in the
business of banking, as defined in the Bank Companies Ordinance, 1962. The Bank is
listed on Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad Stock Exchanges.
Askari Bank has expanded into a network of 227 branches / sub-branches, including 31
dedicated Islamic banking branches, and a wholesale bank branch in Bahrain. A shared
network of 4,173 online ATMs covering all major cities in Pakistan supports the delivery
channels for customer service. As at December 31,2009, the Bank hasd equity of Rs
14.95 billion and total assets of Rs 254.33 billion, with 984,485 banking customers,
serviced by our 6,159 employees. Askari Investment Management Limited and Askari
Securities Limited are subsidiaries of Askari Bank engaged in managing mutual funds
and shares brokerage, respectively.
Our Vision is to be the bank of first choice in the region. Our Mission is to be the leading
private sector bank in Pakistan with an international presence delivering quality service
through innovative technology and effective human resource management in a modern
and progressive organizational culture of meritocracy, maintaining high ethical and
professional standards, while providing enhanced value to all our stakeholders, and
contributing to society.